The Varsity and JV/Prep team compete in their local league, Michiana High School Hockey League (MHSHL) and the state league, Indiana High School Hockey Association (ISHSHA)
MHSHL Teams Include
LSJ Varsity and JV/Prep Warriors
St. Joseph Indians
Southwest Michigan Blades
Penn Varsity and JV/Prep Kingsman
These teams play each other in league play during the season at the Ice Box Skating Rink, South Bend, IN for a goal of winning the MHSHL City Tournament at the end of the season. City Tournament is the MHSHL League Championship.
All the MHSHL teams participate in the Indiana High School Hockey Association, (ISHSHA). This is a State level association. There are 4 other leagues in ISHSHA.
Leagues Within ISHSHA
MHSHL (teams in this league are; LSJ, St. Joseph, Valpo, Blades, Riley, Penn and Adams)
Fort Wayne (teams in this league are; Carroll, Leo, Homestead, Viper)
Illiana (teams in this league are; Bishop Noll, Crown Point, Lake Central, Munster)
Hoosier (teams in this league are; Central Indiana, HSE, Zionsville, Carmel, Columbus, Evansville, South Stars, Bloomington, Westfield, Brebuf)
Culver (is an independent team)
The teams compete to play in the ISHSHA State Tournament. There are 4 classes of the State Tournament; 4A, 3A, 2A, 1A. Teams are placed in a class based on their game rankings and results from My Hockey Rankings. A team’s placement is evaluated each year.
Each league plays other teams in their league these are considered LEAGUE GAMES.
When teams play teams from outside their league these are considered CROSSOVER GAMES. All Varsity teams are required to play a minimum of 8 crossover games each season.
The Prep/JV teams play all other Prep/JV teams within ISHSHA in a Home and Home series. The Prep/JV teams may be divided into in to two divisions if the total number of teams warrants.
Both Varsity and Prep/JV teams participate in Crossover weekends. Crossover weekends are hosted by a league. This provides the teams within ISHSHA to come together and play their required crossover games. Generally, a team will play 3-4 games at a crossover event.
Varsity and prep/JV teams do not generally participate in tournaments, as their number of required league games and crossover games keep their schedule full.
To track LSJ Varsity and Prep/JV MHSHL League standings here: https://www.mhshl.net/standings
To track LSJ Varsity and Prep/JV ISHSHA State standings here: http://ishsha.com/index.php
To track My Hockey Rankings: www.myhockeyrankings.com click High School, then Indiana HS (varsity) for varsity/ IN JV for JV.